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Township of Hamilton
Wednesday March 9th, 2022 :: 06:07 p.m. EST

Advisory

Press Release: Arrest

On March 8, 2022 at approximately 1015 hours, Shafayeth Syed 27/M of Egg Harbor Township was arrested and charged with 2nd degree Causing False Public Alarm, 3rd degree Terroristic Threats, 4th degree Cyber Harassment and 4th degree Contempt of Court, following an investigation into harassing and threatening social media posts towards a Township of Hamilton public school and its staff. These posts also violated the conditions of Mr. Syed’s release from the Atlantic County Justice Facility in February, when he was arrested following a similar investigation.
 
Shafayeth Syed was located in Wilmington, Delaware, where he was taken into custody by the Delaware State Police. He was ultimately lodged at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $3,000 cash bail. The investigation is continuing and additional charges may be filed.
 
 

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Township of Hamilton
6101 13th St
Hamilton Township, NJ 08330

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